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My Personal Translation of the Ki Sayings
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Samurai of Life

My Personal Translation of the Ki Sayings

I am attempting to translate Tohei Sensei’s Shokushu from Japanese into English – ‘The Ki Sayings’ booklet, from which we read almost every class. This is something I would like to personally contribute so that non-Japanese speakers get a better understanding of the original Japanese – after all, this is what Tohei Sensei wrote as[…]

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Samurai of Life

Although Aikido is based on elite samurai arts, many of these skills became outmoded on the battlefield with the coming of the gun, artillery and modern society to Japan. However, Aikido is still an EXCELLENT way to learn how to properly focus the mind and use the body for self defence in today’s society. It[…]

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